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o'malley, they're showing him some love. he's in prime time at about 10:00. former virginia governor and apparent senate candidate tim kaine also has a place and a role tonight. a rising star in th democratic party, san antonio's mayor julian castro will deliver the keynote address tonight. the star of the show is expected to be first lady michelle obama. president obama was out campaigning today. he was in norfolk, virginia, and he said he's going to go home tonight and he's going to watch michelle obama's speech with his daughters. he said he might tear up a little bit because that's what he always does when he sees her speak. earlier today tim kaine was out and about doing a little politicking in favor and in honor and in pursuit of his senate seat that he'd like to get from george allen. tom sherwood is here now with more on that story. tom? >> jim, everybody knows tim kaine is in a tough race. he knows it. he's trying to rally the troops. >> former governor and future united states senator, tim kaine! >> reporter: former virginia governor tim kaine welcomed by the party faithful
in northern virginia, convicted of sexually abusing young girls learned his fate today. michael gardner got 22 years in prison. for him, the case isn't over. richard jordan joins us from the newsroom with more. richard? >> doreen, gardner didn't flinch when the -- the victims feel justice is done. because of the nature of the crimes e. were not identified them. >> robbing it gardner defense her husband. will spend more than two decades in prison for abusing their daughters ease friends. two 10-year-olds say they inappropriately touched them. the victims ease parents say the girls told the truth. >> if you're a kid, you've got to talk to your parents, and if if you're a parent, you've got to believe your kids. it's crucial to believe your kids the moment they speak up. >> reporter: but michael gardner denies it. he said in court -- i have been falsely accused and wrongfully convicted of crimes i did not commit. a cry for help from one distressed child. that miscarrying has cast us into darkness. >> i'm not distressed, my children are not here. they know their father will be in prison unless the
-to-head for votes against mitt romney in the battleground state of virginia. there is a new presence at the national harbor that could help influence voters about a new casino on the potomac. >>> we begin with the latest on those attacks on u.s. embassies. there are reports that at least one person has been arrested in connection with the deadly assault on the u.s. consulate in libya. a third victim in the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya has been named by his family. he was a former s.e.a.l. from massachusetts named glen daugherty. also today, demonstrators attacked the u.s. embassies in yemen and egypt. americans in jordan have been warned about a massive protest planned for tomorrow outside the u.s. embassy in ayman. here at home the crisis is becoming a possible factor in the presidential campaign. steve handelsman joins us now from capitol hill with the latest. >> reporter: on the hill today, republicans backing mitt romney questioned president obama's leadership in this crisis. as yet another group of angry muslims attacked another u.s. embassy. like in libya tuesday, anti-ameri
it's coming down pretty good. northern parts of the west virginia panhandle up near morgan and berkeley counties there. high water on some of the local roadways. be on the lookout. thunder rolling into howard county. couldn't rule out sprinkles he's in leesburg and poolsberg. moisture back out to the west. watch out for it for the rest of the weekend. showers scattered about for your saturday evening. don't stray far from the umbrel umbrella. most cases reez enable for tonight. >> see you in a little bit. >>> new information tonight in a murder investigation in prince george's county. just a short time ago police identified the woman found dead in a park in beltsville earlier this week. darcy spencer is live tonight in beltsville with the latest for us. what have you learned? >> reporter: jim, just a few minutes ago i was able to speak with the woman who found that body wednesday morning. she was out here walking her dog when she made that horrible discovery here at beltsville neighborhood park. up see it's a beautiful place. there are some families out here today playing w
office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> u.s. officials originally reported an anti-muslim video sparked the deadly attack in libya yesterday, but now they believe that attack may have been a planned terrorist attack. richard engel explains why the attack in benghazi was different than other protests around the region. >> reporter: here demonstrators rose up, they were agitated, they were infuriated that an internet video had been posted online, even though it had been posted online some time ago, ridiculing islam, ridiculing its prophet muhammad. they went to the embassy, scaled the wall, pulled down a flag. they didn't hurt anybody inside. in benghazi, the more we learn about it, the less like that it seems. it was
member, dennis, and approved an agreement to settle a lawsuit between martir and the state of virginia. the lawsuit includes his decision to take him off the board for his travel spending. reinstated, he is going to resign next month, so as not to be a distraction. >>> virginia is getting nearly $75 million to improve high speed rail service to d.c. the u.s. department of transportation says part of that includes 11 miles of third track between stafford county and powell's creek in prince william county. >>> you know, a comfortable chair here at work. that can be a wonderful thing. but how much are you willing to pay for one and how much of that aught to be passed along to the taxpayers? scott broom takes a seat at the table of the debate. okay, so i am faking sleeping on the job. a work chair with ergonomic everything. wheels to carry 400 pounds. even an air pump to adjust the lumbar. price tag, $1,200 each. that's chip jewel, the director of emergency communications in frederick county, and no, there is no one sleeping on the job here at the 911 call center. but there has been some s
the northern part of the beltway. off to the west, pulling out of west virginia, couple of storms, nothing really heavy. not a lot of lightening, but it's down here, going to show you, lexington park and look this tweet that i got. this is from southern maryland weather news. you can see great mills road flooded and up to four feet of water in some basements there in this outdoor patio picture. right now, our temperatures are still steady in the 80s despite the clouds and showers. and for the evening, a few shower, maybe a stray, but basically, nothing too heavy this evening. more rain coming straight at us and the remnants of isaac and if we ever dry out again, when i see you in just a bit. >> i hope we will. >> at some point, yes. >> thanks and the threat of that wet weather prompted a change in plans for the annual labor day concert. tonight, it will move inside to the eisenhower theatre at the kennedy center. officials decided to make the call early. concert still starts at 8:00 p.m. and it's still free and open to the public. the concert has been a tradition in d.c. since 1979. >>> so
leading mitt romney in the three battleground states of florida, ohio and virginia. >>> hope you got to get outside today. great start to the day. sun, nice breeze. meteorologist chuck bell is here to tell us just how long this is going to last, and i fear you're going to tell us there's a change a-coming. >> there's always a change coming. it's a matter how long you'll wait for it. i think we'll squeak out at least one more extra nice day around here. that day will be, fortunately enough, tomorrow. so that is welcome news. today, though, all the bright sunshine, temperatures now still in the low to mid-70s across the area. the air is nice and dry. dew point temperatures in the 40s and low 50s. that means after the sun goes down, temperatures are really going to cool off quickly. we are back down into the mid-60s by 11:00 tonight. what about tomorrow? we'll talk about that in a few more minutes. >> chuck, see you in a bit. >>> more controversy for the royal couple as private photos of kate middleton are published by ather uk tabloid. >>> celebrating d.c.'s historic neighborhood at th
, at least it's going to be gorgeous. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> carol's back
not express any remorse at his sentencing today. >>> a man from west virginia tried to bring this gun onto a plane at reagan national airport today. he also had a magazine clip with six rounds of ammunition in it. transportation security administration officers identified the items inside the 49-year-old man's carry-on bag. they confiscated the stuff and cited him for violating a state weapons law. then he boarded his scheduled flight to detroit. >>> well, we have another beautiful day, and another beautiful weekend. and then, wham, it's going to get ugly. veronica's standing by with that good news for you. >> yeah. well, it is going to get ugly early part of next week. i want to stress just how nice today, this evening, and this weekend is going to be. 81 degrees, after a temperature right now, we got up to a high temperature earlier of 82. take a look at the numbers throughout the area. leesburg at 81. 79 in gaithersburg. 80 degrees around waldorf, maryland. in is a front that's going to be moving through overnight. that front without any rain. our temperatures will drop. we'll talk abou
that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. . >>> there is a dramatic escalation in the war in syria. an attack has destroyed the main water supply in the city of alepo. people are risking their lives to just get away from the violence. ann curry is in jordan near the syrian border. >> reporter: just before sunset last night, a distant fire fight highlighted syria's growing human tragedy. people struggle to escape government attacks by crossing this river valley into jordan. most traveled on foot. but some had to be carried out i
over virginia, governor mitt romney was in northern virginia working on the military vote. he met with veterans in springfield at the american legion post. >> reporter: peggy fox in springfield where governor romney makes an appearance and meets local veterans at the american legion post. governor mitt romney talked of his support of defense spending hammering president obama for the job losses predicted under sequestration cuts at the end ofthe year. >> if you keep going around the world, it is still a troubled and dangerous world and the idea of cutting our military commitment by a trillion dollars over this decade is unthinkable. >> i'm very encouraged by the things i'm hearing from governor romney. as they say, the commander in chief has a responsibility to the military and veterans and he reflects that as well. >> reporter: but that's not the opinion of veteran jim dillard who represented springfield 30 years in the virginia house of delegates. >> it's president obama that's done more for veterans than practically any other president. he extended the services to spouses as
dependent on government. >> i don't see a lot of victims in this crowd today. i see hard work in virginia. >> one thing that got everybody excited was his rebuttal to mitt romney's latest attack. >> my opponent got excited. he stood up in a rally. proudly declared, i'll get the job done from the inside. what kind of inside job is he talking about? >> mr. obama said when he said you can't change washington from the inside, he was talking about the voters who elected the lawmakers to make changes. >> you're the reason a young immigrant who grew up here and pledged allegiance to our flag, is no longer going to be deported from the only country she knows. you're the reason why an outstanding soldier will be kicked out of your military. >> crowd ate it up. >> we all have to work together. if we don't, we can't fix anything. >> in woodbridge, peggy fox, 9news now. >> president obama has pulled ahead in another key measure of the campaign strength. figures show mr. obama has more than $88 million to spend in his campaign's final weeks while mr. romney has just over $50 million. >>> a plane
-corn of springfield, virginia, battled antiabortion efforts last winter. >> all these extreme social issues and bills came before us, bills that stripped rights away from women. women matter, women have rights, women deserve, you know, equal pay. >> the first lady -- >> ann holter cain is the daughter of with unvirginia governor and the wife of another. >> as a military mom, ms. mcbride, who introduced the first lady, just really warmed my house. >> sandra flufke -- >> i'm interested to hear what she has to say. it was a shame she got shouted down trying to present a point of view. a lot of women need and to contraception, not just for bifrt control, but because of conditions that they have. >> reporter: dodds it as a war on women? >> i think if not a war, certainly a disregard to women. >> reporter: now, the most famous female in the democratic party in the entire world is not at this convention. hillary clinton, secretary of state, is in asia. i checked out why? she's not snubbing the president, there's a federal law that the secretary of state can't engage in a political convention. >> somebody wh
reports from romney, west virginia. >> reporter: i'm bruce leshan in romney, west virginia. this small town may share its name with the republican presidential nominee, but even here the partisan sniping has grown really nasty. >>> i'm anita brikman with this health alert. teens have shown colonoscopy without laxatives can find conventional polyps as well as the test. many think the bowel cleansing prep is the worst part which isn't needed with laxative 3 c2c. >>> a 70-year-old driver being treated for injuries he got when his car did this, crashed into a home in olney, maryland. the vehicle ended up in the living room of the home today in the 19500 block of olney mill road. a husband and wife were home at the time of the crash. she was literally sitting in the living roomer when dog, but they are okay. county building inspectors are trying to figure out if the home can still be lived in. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray was on hand today to make good on a promise to revitalize commercial property in southeast. demolition begins on a landmark east of the river retail site skyland shopping c
and virginia's governor says he agrees. >> we don't want anybody stranded. we do want to try everywhere possible to make sure services are expanded. the games are at 8:00 or so, there will be a lot of people getting back at 11:00, 12:00, we want to make sure that service is available. we'll find a solution. i think in the big scheme of things, there's broad regional interest in making sure our fan base is supported there and perhaps if everybody is able to contribute a little bit, we can get this done. >> nationals have a magic number of five to win the national league east division title, but the team has already clinched a spot in the playoffs. >>> well organizers of this week's madonna concerts are willing to foot the bill for metro to stay open late. pathe deposit for an extra hour after last night's show. it's also going to pony up more dollars for tonight's second appearance by the material girl. >>> and madonna's tour is putting the spotlight on the acrobatic sports, flak lining. you can learn more about that at wusa9.com. >> coming up on 9news at 7:00, rick perry's bid for the
and a brief description seems to the match the painting a virginia woman bought two years ago at a west virginia flee market. she recently had it examined at an auction house in alexandria. >> she paid $7 for it and the painting we have estimated to sell at auction at 75,000 to 100,000. >> the fbi is investigating and the painting could be heading back to that museum. if so, that virginia woman is out of seven bucks. maybe that 100 grand or so. >> got to be disappointing. >>> coming up at 7:00 we'll tell you why a few grown men wore high heels across a college campus and it was not a fashion statement. >> and a hong kong tycoon offers tens of millions of dollars to find a husband for his daughter, but there is 1 very big catch. you might want to hear about this. >> i'm meteorogist topper shutt, clouds now, showers on the way. another day in the 80s, our third day, 81 and 67 going in the book officially at national. records 91 and 42. we'll come back, show you where the showers are, where they're headed and take you through the weekend forecast. >> plus newly released documents raise que
. 73 in culpepper, virginia, 74 in la plata, maryland. and 76 in annapolis. nothing showing up just yet some of we'll be dry for the rest of this evening. have been a few sprinkles down on the lower parts of the eastern shore, but they haven't been bothering us. as a result. sunday evening looks good. sunny breaks for the next little while. sundown at 7:14 this evening. mid 70s for now. back to the middle and upper 60s by 11:00 and rain drop chances are arising. we'll talk about that on the seven-day, coming up are. >> a calmer day across the middle east and the rest of the muslim world after a week of deadly protests. but today contradictory claims about the attack on the u.s. consulate that killed ambassador chris stevens. libya's president says the attack was planned, but that's not what u.s. officials are saying. nbc's brian mooar has the latest. >> was the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya spontaneous, or did terrorists use protests over an antiislamic film as cover? >> opportunistic extremist elements came to the consulate as this was unfolding, they came with heavy weapons, w
. the ravens flying high against the bengals. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> justice tonight in one of the deadliest attacks in d.c. history. >> a judge sentenced five men involved in a shooting two years ago. pat collins is at d.c. superior court with sentences and reaction from the victims' families. pat? >> reporter: doreen, they were involved in the systematic slaughter of innocent people, and today, today they paid the price. three of these guys will spend the rest of their natural life in jail. a day of reckoning for the five men linked to one of the bloodiest weeks in the history of washington crime. orlando carter. they s
parts of the area. parts of northern virginia, now some showers activity back towards the west into west virginia, that is about it, though. we will stay dry the rest of the night. we'll see a chance for severe weather, plus two hurricanes in the atlantic. we'll talk about it. >>> thank you, doug. a year after the floods from topical storm lee, some people are still struggling to recover from the damage. it caused near-record rainfall weeks after irene swamped homes and businesses. tony tull has more. >> yeah, doreen for a small business it's not easy to overcome a big setback. the effects are still deep felt as another family-owned store has to close its doors for good. >> well, hopefully i can just restart, start from scratch. that's my plan. >> reporter: the flood stains are evident are where you look. >> you can see the line right here. it went through the who will shop this way. >> a year after lee flooded his shop, frank klein says he's going out of business. >> nobody around here had flood insurance, so, you know, that kind of did everybody in. >> reporter: all of his equipment wa
and storms has diminished. it went through southern sections of virginia. a couple showers are still possible in the mountains later on tonight and in the immediate metro area early in the morning. the wee hours of the morning. 72 great falls. 71 in fairfax. 72 in arlington. and still 76 in college park and still 73 out toward bowie. so a touch of summer on the way. milder tonight. umbrella at the bus stop. that's pretty good idea. you won't need it all day. you'll need your umbrella and sunglasses, too. much warmer on wednesday and unsettled on thursday, but not a washout. here's our model forecast. 1:30 in the morning, showers possible. martinsburg, mainly just shades of green, which is light. we stop it for you at 5:00, 515. some of the roads could be wet tomorrow morning. nothing heavy, but enough to wet the roads. we get a break. sunshine comes out in the mid- morning and another batch of showers, maybe isolated thunderstorm possible as we go through the evening hours. so for tonight, we're looking at clouds on the increase. breezy and mild. shower possible by dawn. lows 54 to about 62.
to escape a serious threat at a popular campground. par. >>s and kids preparing for virginia's largest school arations >>> and one company may just change your mind about those electric cars. >>> smoky, fast-moving wildfire has cut short the labor day for thousands of campers outside los >>>c(ru angeles. >> nearly a week after hurricane isaac pounded the gulf coast with flooding, set t 1aú v[!ats. r1<08cd'w ? uldó08", obama landed in offi6/i$ figure he wh speak in -- from st. john's parish, one of the hardest-hit area, in just a short time. the president's team is meeting with local officials to figure , í >> reporter: it's a day of labor in south louisiana, no halladay. it is the cleanup and questions that continue after hurricane isaac. >> i don't think they are ever going to be able to protect who arish things i've seen. of federal aid. but in places like la place, cutted by the floodwaters, many residents are a direct request for the president.
is reporting 12,700 customers without power. dominion, virginia, reports 2200 customers are still in the dark and nearly 13 ,000 customers without power, most of them in the baltimore area. >>> the weather impacting all the airportings in our region. some flights here at reagan national, dulles, and bwi experiencing delays ranging from 15 minutes behind schedule to nearly three hours. you want to call first if you are flying out this evening. >> and folks living in bloomingdale in washington are keeping a close eye on the weather and the water. bruce johnson live on the scene with more. bruce, the rain stopped a while ago, what about the flooding situation? >> derek, i wish that were true. the rain started again. here to my left, the councilman trying to get to him in a minute. fed up with the city's response with the flooding. we call it ground zero. they get nervous every time they hear one of topper's weather reports. over here you have d.c. water department trucks, they are cleaning out the catch basins trying to get the debris out. it can get down to the source, which is small, not up
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